Maine Job Growth
There were 619,200 jobs in Maine in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 679,081 employed persons for the month. Maine lost 0 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 205 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Maine job growth compared to other states.
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Maine Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Maine as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Maine
CES employment peaked in July 2017 for Maine at 624,500. Since then 5,300 jobs have been lost in Maine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 619,200 in October 2017, Maine has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maine reached a maximum of 681,876 in April 2017. 2,795 jobs have been lost in Maine since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 678,390, Maine has added 691 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maine Employment History